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Saturday, October 22

Tree Time: Arboretum Walk with Maggie Redfern

10:00 AM
Join us for a tree walk through the Arboretum with Maggie Redfern, the associate director of Connecticut College Arboretum. Explore and learn from Blithewold’s diverse venerable tree collection, while Maggie connects interesting facts of growing …

Playing in the Past

1:00 PM
This program can be used for Girl Scouts’ Junior Playing the Past Badge! Blithewold has a long history of being a place of fun and family games. Join us as we play and learn about the games that the family played here at Blithewold! …

Wednesday, October 26

Nature Mandala Series: Water Element: Water is a Verb

6:00 PM
In this workshop, participants contemplate the water element in its different forms on earth and discover which most closely relates to their own lives. We consider calmness, energy, depth, patience, focus, joy, strength, etc., as we look at water …

Peter Milne, Founder/Director of Target4Green and Developer of the COP21 Symposium, to Hold a Public Forum

6:30 PM
The Gordon School, located at 45 Maxfield Avenue in East Providence, Rhode Island, is pleased to announce that it will host the Beyond COP21 Symposium, a day of learning and planning centered on the 2016 Paris Climate Agreement and addressing the …

Thursday, October 27

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

NIGHT AT THE MANSION HALLOWEEN HAUNT

7:00 PM
Linden Place’s second-annual “Night at the Mansion Halloween Haunt” returns on Thursday, October 27th, from 7 pm to 10 pm. In addition to ghostly candlelit tours of the storied manse and grounds that have entertained four presidents and was …

Saturday, October 29

Tree Health with Fred Perry and Clem Desjardins

10:00 AM
Trees that have lived for decades are resilient but not invulnerable to today’s harsh environment, pests, and diseases. Join in this walk through the Arboretum with Fred Perry, Blithewold’s director of horticulture, and arborist Clem Desjardins …

Thursday, November 3

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Mixed Bulb Planter for Spring Blooms

4:00 PM
Blithewold horticulturists Betsy Ekholm, Julia Callahan, and Becca Christ will demonstrate how to plant a mixed variety of small bulbs in a container that can be forced for late winter or early spring blooms. Learn about each spring bulb, how to …

JAC Talk: Tracy Weisman

6:00 PM
Exhibiting artist shares the backstory of her solo-exhibition Sort It Out, on view at the JAC through December 3. “JAC Talk” is a regular program hosted by the Jamestown Arts Center to bring together artists, intellectuals, and creative …

Wednesday, November 9

Lavender and Dried Flower Wreath Workshop with Candace Clavin and Gail Read

4:00 PM
Learn the secrets to creating a festive dried lavender and flower wreath for indoor décor that will retain its fragrance and beauty for many years. Join Candace Clavin from Water Way Lavender Farm and Blithewold horticulturist Gail Read for a …

Thursday, November 10

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Tuesday, November 15

Gifts from the Garden: Tea Blending

6:00 PM
Learn about the history, blending, and brewing techniques of teas as well as the health benefits, and characteristics of herbal tisanes. Sample several blends of tea in our elegant china teacups and then mix some of your own. To complement the teas, …

Thursday, November 17

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Thursday, November 24

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Thursday, December 1

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Thursday, December 8

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …

Thursday, December 15

Nature Drawing Series

10:00 AM
Beginners and intermediate students are encouraged to attend. The Nature Drawing Class’s are an opportunity for students to look to Blithewold’s gardens and arboretum for inspiration to draw. Working from pictures and found natural objects, the …